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    April 13, 2010
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five days in a florida swamp. learning more about the local artist and journalist killed in a cole wigs a military vehicle outside a nuclear summit. while that tragedy has marred the summit inside the convention center, important work has been taking place. good evening. i'm doreen gentzler. >> i'm jim vance. president obama warned today of a potential catastrophe should nuclear components fall into the wrong hands. this message appears to have been well received. steve handelsman is at the summit now with more on the story. steve? >> reporter: thanks. good evening. the president says he got what he wanted. at this massive summit, the largest ever held in washington, d.c., iran was on everyone's mind but the top item on the agenda was so-called luis nukes. president obama declared his summit succeeded in making america safer. >> make concrete commitments and tangible steps to secure nuclear materials so that they never fall into the hands of terrorists who would surely use them.
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>> reporter: he opened his mega-meeting of 47 nations with a warning. >> the risk of a nuclear confrontation between nations has gone down. but the risk of nuclear attack has gone up. >> reporter: the problem is no longer rockets carrying hydrogen, bombs. a nuclear the size of an april until a truck or shipping container. sent by terrorists like al qaeda and thisser trying today to get that nuclear. >> where were they to do so? it would be a catastrophe for the world. >> reporter: chile hold off a sol ewing last month. turning over 40 pounds of highly enriched uranium to be reprocessed in south carolina getting an out of the reach of al qaeda. secretary of state decline today sign ad deal with russia for both of our nations to reprocess tons of plu tone zblum ensure that this material will never again be used for weapons or any other military purpose. >> reporter: mr. obama says that chinese president hu agreed yesterday to help tighten the
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screws on iran over nuclear weapons immediately. >> move forward boldly and quickly to send the kind of message that will allow iran to make a different calculation. >> reporter: but in a triumph for the president every nation at his summit agreed to better secure nuclear materials by 2014. but the biggest unresolved issue remains iran. how to prevent iran that was not invited to the summit. from purifying its own uranium and/or buying plutonium and building a bomb. live from the nuclear security summit at the convention center, i'm steve handelsman, news4. many people will long remember this historic summit for what happened outside of the convention center. the investigation continues tonight into that deadly crash involving a national guard vehicle and a woman on a bicycle. 68-year-old constance holden was riding her bike near the convention center when she was hit about this same time last
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night. tom sherwood joins us from northwest d.c. with more on who constance holden was. tom? >> reporter: this summit is winding down. tomorrow all the security stuff behind me will be gone. but the pain is still just settling in. family friends were delivering food and the police officer delivered flowers tuesday to the home of constance holden, the mt. pleasant woman that worked as a magazine journalist 40 years for the american association for the advancement of science in downtown washington. >> deeply shocked and saddened. we send our sincere condolences to john and her husband, the rest of their family and friends. it has been a terrible, sad day. she was very accomplished and very well-regarded. she is going to be horribly missed. >> reporter: worked for the association since 1970. >> 40 years. >> reporter: holden, 68, was struck and killed monday afternoon by a d.c. national guard five-ton truck as she was
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routinely riding her bicycle home from her office at 12th and new york avenue. >> it was not at all uncommon to see candace with her bicycle. i i talked to her a few times about riding her book. we compared notes on our distances. >> reporter: d.c. police continue to investigation the collision which on kurred during the buildup of police and military force during the nuclear summit that ends today. no charges are being placed against the national guard truck driver. holden affectionately known as tancey was a professional painter. she lived in mt. pleasant on kenyon street. her husband, daughter, friends, all declined to speak to reporters. >> she also was, as i understand it, a skilled pianist and enjoyed the outdoors and exercised. >> reporter: again the victim lived on kenyan street in northwest mt. pleasant. that's the same street mayor fenty grew up and where his parents still live. this afternoon mayor fenty
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offered condolences to the family. doreen, back to you. >> all right. tom sherwood reporting from northwest d.c. thank you, tom. recent tragedy of polish officials in russia was on the mind of the world leaders at the nuclear summit today. a moment of silence was observed for poland's late president. president obama began the day by asking the world leaders in attendance to stand in silence. poem apd's president, lech kaczyns kaczynski, and his wife and dozens of poland's political and military leaders all were killed in the plane crash in russia saturday. the body of the first lady of poland arrived in warsaw today. ceremony took place at the airport there. the streets were lined with people. she was taken to the presidential balance where she will lie in state with her husband. the funeral for the first couple is expected this weekend. the bodies of the last of
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the 29 mirns killed in a massive explosion in a west virginia coal mine have been recovered now. rescue crews went into the upper big blanch branch mine to remove the rest of the victims. federal prosecutors say that they are prepared to bring criminal charges against mine owner massey energy and its top officials before last monday's explosion, massey energy had been cited 1300 times in the past five years for safety violations. first lady michelle obama left washington today for her first international trip without the president. it began with a surprise visit to haiti. president preval and wife greeted mrs. obama outside of the presidential palace. the building partially collapsed during a massive earthquake back in january. mrs. obama took a helicopter tour and walking tour of the widespread damage there. she described the devastation as powerful. the white house officials say
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the trip is meant to reinforce the u.s. commitment to haiti's economic recovery. mrs. obama will go next to mexico city. a man accused of killing an 18-year-old d.c. woman allegedly over a hamburger was found not guilty in court today. 20-year-old terrence jones was accused of shooting tanjanika stanton. the key witness in the case was a 9-year-old boy who said he saw the whole thing. pat collins is outside of d.c. supreme court with more on this verdict. pat? >> reporter: doreen, terrence jones, not guilty on all counts in the hamburger murder case. we begin our story now with reaction from the victim's sister. >> i heard what they were saying but i 00 processed it yet. >> reporter: after a day of deliberations, the jury in the so-called hamburger murder case came up with a verdict of not guilty across the board.
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can you tell us why you found him not guilty? elizabeth mullen was the defense attorney in the case. tell me your reaction to the verdict. >> i'm afraid we are not allowed. i have no comment. we are pleased with the verdict. >> reporter: tanis janika stanton, killed after man fired shots through the front door of her home in northeast. the prosecutor said the man was angry because tanjanika's mother wouldn't make him a hamburger. the government's key witness, 9-year-old boy, who said he knew the shooter. saw him pull the gun and fired the shot. the defense argued the boy was mistaken. ask that the police arrested the wrong man. after the verdict, members of tanjanika's family left the courthouse in tears. yvonne stanton is tanjanika's
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sister. >> i'm probably in shock right now. really -- just in shock. just in shock. can't believe it. can't believe it. >> reporter: not guilty, not guilty, not guilty. >> yeah. when i was in there listening, i was just -- like i'm not hearing what i'm hearing. not hearing what i'm hearing. they the verdict. >> reporter: what do you do now? >> well, other than continue to pray and be in prayer, nothing. really nothing. nothing that i can do to see that justice is done. it is not up to me. it is up to god to see that justice is done. >> reporter: terrence jones is 20 years old. he spent 20 months in jail and as the case worked its way through the court. tonight terrence jones is a free man. doreen, back to you. >> pat collins reporting tonight. thank you, pat. metro has suspended two workers because of an accident that caused a derailment last
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month. it happened while a train was moving into the brent wood rail yard. no passengers were on that yard and nobody was injured. the initial reports from metro said the train operator ran a red signal before the train derailed. that operator was suspended for 30 days without pay. another worker who was overseeing the train's movement at the rail yard was suspended for ten days without pay. coming up on "news4 at 6:00," video is shocking. police officers are under investigation for what they did to a you don't know of maryland student. disturbing crime in a vacation paradise. now an american is being told he cannot come home. >> a local prosecutor says that he has jurisdiction in the international adoption case involving a russian boy. and survival story of a little girl who lasted five days in a florida swamp. >> veronica, what's ahead with weather? >> today has been wet. showers across the area. coolest day out of the workweek,
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all uphill after today. >> the wizards 'seen coming to an end and one wizard player, a very hot commodity. end of the season not near for the capitals. it is just beginning. it is the second season. and bruce boudreau has finally decided who his goalie will be. "news4 at 6:00" continues.
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it has been an intense search by air and land in florida for five days. nobody has known the whereabouts of an autistic until today. nadia bloom wandered away from home friday. she found herself in a swswampy forest area infested with alligators. chris clackum has more. >> reporter: her parents rushed to her side just before 11-year-old nadia bloom was being put into an ambulance. after spending five day lost in a thick forest in central a florida. >> right now she's doing well. she has bug bites and some dehydration. >> if i never believed in miracles i sure do now. >> reporter: the outcome that could have gone the other way is not lost on nadia's relieved father. >> thank god when you get home and just -- give him the praise for this.
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thank him. things don't always turn out this way. we are so blessed. >> reporter: after intense searches over each of the last five days, nadia was found the tuesday morning by volunteers from the family's church. but getting her out was a challenge. for even veteran rescuers. >> had to keep her out of the water. if you can imagine these guys having to carry her above the water line and at the same time they had to chop their way through the bush tows get to where we are now. >> reporter: the 11-year-old vanished near her home while riding her bike last friday. >> my daughter is missing. she took a bike ride. we have a pond. i can't find her. >> reporter: nadia bloom is mildly autistic and investigators believe that she may have wandered off with a new camera. perhaps with the idea of becoming an explorer. like the fictional character she had been reading about in a book. chris clackum, nbc news. >> police say the forest where
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the girl got lost is called zone 13. it is the heaviest part of the woods in that area. a local prosecutor is now involved in the case of a woman in tennessee who sent her recently adopted russian son become to moscow. the woman's name is torre hanson and put the 7 year old boy on a one-way flight back to russia last week. she attached a note to the child saying the orphanage from which she adopted him failed to disclose psychological problems. a district attorney in tennessee is investigating child abandonment charges but he says that they may have to be filed in virginia. that's because the child was put on a flight out of dulles airport. the prosecutor in loudoun county says that alone does not give him jurisdiction to prosecute. he does not plan to file charges. it could take days, possibly weeks, before autopsy results come back for the california woman found dead in cancun. the nude body of monica
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beresford-redman was found tuesday. she was in mexico with her husband and their two children. her family says that she went there trying to remayor her troubled marriage. her husband, bruce, reported her missing last tuesday, two days before her body was found. police say his story doesn't add up. they don't have enough evidence to hold him. he has been released from jail but his passport has been seized and he has been told not to leave the country. another good day on wall street. dow jones industrial average finished above 11,000 for a second day in a row. 11,019 was the closing level. it had not finished above 11,000 since 2008. still there are mixed messages about whether the economy is back on solid ground. michelle franzen has that report. >> reporter: cautious optimism on wall street. one day after the dow jones
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industrial average closed above the 11,000 mark for the first time in 18 months. stock traded cooled. alcoa posted lower than expected first-quarter earnings and oil prices tumbled. and analysts say the dow's steady climb in the past year show signs of recovery. >> the market is up about 75% since it bottomed in march of 2009. the market is usually a leading indicator of the economy. so that alone suggests that things are getting better. >> reporter: but much of the open tim its only wall street has yet to take hold on main street. even though some companies are starting to hire again and it is not at pace needed to offset the nation's high unemployment. still above 9%. and a record number of americans are fighting foreclosure in this down economy. >> the trauma that occurred a year and year and a half ago is still fresh in people's minds. that's why we -- a huge amount
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of cash on the sidelines from individual investors but also institutional investors and hedge funds. >> reporter: there are some signs the overall economy may be on the mend. consumers are buying more goods. the commerce department says imports for household goods like tvs and clothe wrestling up in february. and economists say that it is that consumer spending, major engine driving the u.s. economy, that will ultimately show when main street has recovered. michelle franzen, nbc news, new york. still to come on sick six, the guy that thanks bunglinbung burglar to a whole new level. figure out how to break into a store but couldn't if i can out how to use the ladder. there is a question about whether tax dollars may be used to bail out the post office. >> another check on the weather
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government accountability offices delivering a warning about fiscal help of u.s. postal service. a new study estimate it is post office could lose more than $238 billion over the next decade. if nothing is done according to the study the agency could become insolvent and taxpayers could be forced to provide a bailout. the post office has already requested an end to saturday mailly differentry to save -- mail delivery to save money anchlts security camera
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videotaped a gin side a video store inside tulsa. he got into the store by break through the roof. that set off the alarm. he grabbed the ladder to make a escape through the roof. this guy is not very agile. it didn't go well. hay fell off that ladder seven times. we don't have time to show you all -- that stupid dude fell seven times. but he still got away before the cops managed to show up. >> stuff falling down behind him? do you think he would have -- >> that's a loser. somebody needs to lock him up. >> may gosh. that's funny.
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all right. that guy is having a bad day, veronica. how about the rest of us? rainy and cloudy out there. >> well, we know one guy that's not having a bad day. jim laughing at that story. my goodness. >> that made my day. >> i will tell you what, you know, some of us -- little down today because of the rain and the wet weather. gray skies. burt our weather is uphill after today. in fact, again today, coolest day, likely out of the workweek. but some showers for the tulips and flowers. one doing a little bit of gardening. i tell you what, for some of the counties across northern maryland, it is going to get a little on the nippy side tonight. might want to watch some of those tender plants. high temperature today is 58 degrees. that came shortly after noontime today. and in the low 49. that was at 3:00 today. so the cooler temperatures coming our way. as -- we got the rain really going around here. the bulk of it after the noon
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hour. it is still raining across the area. and still -- east wind, east and northeast, ten miles per hour. we will see that wind between 10 and 20 miles per hour for the evening. feels like 46 for the temperature. reagan national airport. 50, again, light rain continues to fall through the area. take a look at the mid atlantic view. you can see the bulk of the rain right now is areas of southern new jersey through delaware, maryland, coming out of southern areas of pennsylvania, and through northern and central virginia right now. it has been wet today. around newark, around trenton. philadelphia, too. pittsburgh, even cleveland with the wet weather today. skies will soon be clearing behind the weather system. as they clear, frost advisories, 2:00 a.m., wednesday to 8:00 a.m. wednesday. temperatures likely to drop to the mid 30s in those locations. so bit chilly. weather system south of the area, that will continue. also moving away from us.
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aspen hill, inside of the beltway, light showers. bulk of the moderate rain, annapolis, shady side, northeast, tell you what, this area is moving east and southeast away from our area. so -- up until about 8:00 or 9:00 p.m., showers already. back edge of this rain south of the i-70 line. again, it will be damp and wet for here the next couple of hours. .203 of an inch of rain in thurmont, 41 degrees. germantown, maryland, montgomery county, your temperature is at 50 degrees. here is act look at what's going on across the area. showers dipping south. no major storms coming our way. one out west. low pressure, that one could produce clouds across the area on saturday. and a little bit of heat will get in here. st. louis at 83 degrees. want to show thank you futurecast next 48 hours. showers will be moving out. we will have clear skies to start the day tomorrow. and highs that will be back up
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to 60 or so this evening. 50s to the 40s. 40 to 44. jacket weather, maybe even coat weather for some tomorrow. but a look at your four-day forecast here shows we are back into the 70s, mid 70s for thursday and friday. doreen and jim. we could have a few passing showers coming our way late friday. shouldn't affect the weekend right now. we will take a look at the extended forecast and take you through sunday in a few. >> looks good. thank you. coming up tonight, charges filed in a mess of the commute this morning. >> the president is seeking out advice before hay makes his choice for the supreme court nomination p. >> popular magazine telling drivers to stay away from one of the new lexuses. >> brutality investigation involving prince george's county police.
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growing outrage tonight over a video showing prince george's county police beating down a student from the university of maryland. welcome back to "news4 at 6:00." that video was recorded last month during a celebration that got out of hand after the school's basketball victory over duke. >> a prince george's county police officer is suspended and an investigation has been launched. jane watrel tells us what that
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investigation -- where that investigation stands. >> reporter: the videotaped being of a student by prince george's county police is the talk of college park. it happened march 3rd after umd's men's basketball steam defeated duke and students rush flood the streets in celebration. hundreds of students were caught in the melee. and were shocked by the unprovoked attack caught on videotape by a student. >> it was brutally. the night i was down here, it -- people were trying to walk back to where they lived. and the -- the police were, you know, not letting them do that and people were walking around with their hands up like this. they were still getting beaten up all the streets were blocked off and a huge crowd and -- like -- police blocking off the roads and -- horses and it was just unlike anything i have ever seen. >> reporter: the incident outraged prince george's county officials who initially defended the officers' conducts. one officer has been suspended and two other others are under investigation. surrounded by senior staff,
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police chief the move quickly to get to the bottom of the attack. >> this is an isolated incident. we have 2,000 employees on the police department. these are two, three employees that cast a net against the entire department, i think that would be inappropriate at this time. >> reporter: 23 students, including john mckenna and ben, were arrested and charged with assault. the allegations were dropped following the discovery of the video which tells a very different story. >> we are not going to tolerate this. we are not going to have it. >> reporter: still some students believe that there was fault on both sides. >> i saw a couple going around, people got busted across the head. >> provoking it. >> reporter: you saw the students provoking it? >> yes, i did. >> reporter: part of the investigation will focus on whether the officers gave false statements in accusing the students of assaulting them instead of the other way around. so far only one of the three officers involved has been identified. palmer parks, jane watrel,
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news4. suspect in custody in an attack that left a teenager, brutal take, left a teenager serious injuries. police in stafford county say wright turned himself in last night. they wanted him in connection with the beating after 13-year-old boy earlier this month. and it happened near rosa drive in stafford. witnesses say that wright was driving in that area and when a football thrown by one of the kids sailed over his car. they say he stopped and got out and punched a teenager who threw the -- who threw the ball and hit the boy so hard that he had go to the hospital. police are investigating a reported murder/suicide in fairfax county today. officers say they found the bodies of 50-year-old wane woodward and his 52-year-old wife, jill. it happened over the 6 thousand block of raina drive. they were married but shot and killed his wife before turning the gun on himself. the man from woodbridge,
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virginia, has been charged with reckless driving after a 12-car pileup. it happened around 6:30 this morning on i-95 northbound in prince william parkway. virginia state police say that 57-year-old wilton powell suffered some sort of medical emergency and then he hit 12 vehicles before coming to a rest on a guardrail. at least five people were taken to the hospital. no serious injuries. powell was charged for failing to maintain control of his truck. 95 northbound was closed for about an hour and a half. consumer reports is putting out a new warning for people thinking about buying a certain kind of lexus. magazine slap ad rare don't buy safety risk warning on the lexus gx 460. something the consumer organize hasn't done in a decade. and it is just the latest safety concern for parent company toyota. nbc's leanne gregg has more.
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>> reporter: just what toyota didn't need -- don't buy recommendation from "consumer reports" for the 2010 lexus gx 460 suv because of rollover risks. >> we are telling people not to buy it until that is fixed. >> reporter: the problem, electronics stability control system, reportedly doesn't intervene quickly enough when the vehicle slides out of control during sweeping turns. those findings from "consumer reports" standard handling test. >> the rear wheel could slooif off the pavement or hit a curb that could lead to a tripped rollover. >> reporter: adding to rollover concerns the gx is tall with a high center of gravity. consumer watchdog group says no other suv in recent years slid out as far as the lexus gx. the don't buy recommendation follows toyota's recall of a dozen vehicle models in recent months over sudden acceleration issues. a crisises that it damaged its reputation. in a statement released by lexus, the car maker says, quote, we will try to duplicate
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the consumer reports test to determine if appropriate steps need to be taken. it went on to say customer safety and session remain highest priorities. the don't buy designation, now the latest blow, as toyota struggles to regain its reputation. leanne gregg, nbc news. >> we just learned that toyota says it will temporarily stop selling the gx 460. the company says it is determined to correct the problem found by consumer reports. president barack obama will meet with important senate leaders neck week to talk about the upcoming opening on the supreme court. justice paul -- john paul stevens announced last week that he is retiring this summer. today the white house spokesman robert gibbs said mr. obama will hold a meeting with the chair of the senate judiciary committee. that committee's ranking republican and other party leaders. that meeting will take place the morning of april 21st. the president's decision on a
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nominee to replace stevens is said to be a few weeks off. new details are coming out about the behavior of a former new york congressman eric massa. "the washington post" reports new documents and interviews show that the democratic law make her a history of harassment complaints and there's also an allegation that massa solicited sex from a young bartender while at the wake of a fallen u.s. soldier. according to the post staffers accused him of making unwelcomed sexual advances in hotel rooms and the office. massa resigned from office last month. coming up tonight, april showers return today. we have a look at the forecast. fearless 3 year old walks a tightrope above hungry tigers. the astronauts on board the
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astronaut from the shuttle "discovery" conducted their third and findal space walk today. the crew ran into unexpected trouble with bolts. they were loosened and able to remove an old ammonia tank and put in a new one "discovery" will return to earth sunday. one more check on the weather forecast. we have a brighter day right around the corner and a warmer day especially -- couple of people that called in to me today and said, boy, it is chill why out there feeling like february. there is the back edge of the
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rain. loudoun county coming through. montgomery county and northern anne arundel county. not much longer. 8:00, 9:00 it will be making its way from north to south out of here. tomorrow morning, we should be dry. skies partly sunny and 44, the temperature. that's in town. other locations, 30s perhaps. 62 the high tomorrow. rain ending. sunshine back tomorrow. high 62. mid 70s for thursday and friday. i think we will like that. jim? >> sounds good. thanks, veronica. what have you got, dan? >> see the quarterback -- former quarterback, terry bradshaw getting into roethlisberger for his troubles off the field. the capitals know that the montreal canadiens don't care about the regular season.
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somewhere in america, we've already answered some of the nation's toughest questions. and the over sixty thousand people of siemens are ready to do it again. siemens. answers. change of bo jackson and michael jordan. here we go. best receiver on the planet of all time taken up another sport. jerry rice. he will make his pro debut this thursday in a nationwide tour event. nationwide tour is like the minors. jerry rice will compete and host the 156th player tournament in california. he insists that this is not a stunt. rice says he wants to compete to see if he can make it on the pga tour. maybe if that doesn't work out,
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he can give charles barkley some lessons on how to drive. charge him a lot of money. >> style level up. >> yeah, he looks good. >> amazing accomplishment. i don't think he can do it. if he could. >> i want to see him try. >> awesome. >> what are you talking about? >> capitals. waiting forever to see who will be starting between the pipes for the capitals. now actually, yeah, we do know. caps head coach bruce boudreau finally stopped playing coy about the goaltending situation. jose here the door for the starter. no-brainer. considering theodore hasn't lost a game in regulation in three months. to make things even more interesting, theodore is getting a start against the organization he played for for almost 12 years. montreal also happens to be his hometown. theodore is an interesting case study this year. look at his numbers over the course of the entire season. and they are not impressive. his goals against average 2.81. that ranks 30th in the nhl. his save percentage of 911 is
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tied for 21st. hard to argue against starting a guy that's 20-0-3 since january 12th. big question now, how long does boudreau stick with his veteran goalie? giving theo the first shot in the playoff was decided a while ago. >> quite frankly, it wasn't seeing anything. keep everybody on their toes. jose last week, he knew he was -- he was going to be the starter. he earned it. it is -- quite a different situation than it fwras this year to last year. there is no short leash. there is -- he's the guy that we are going to go with and that -- for -- you know, and see how it goes. >> lot of people were when the season started for different reason. and -- big challenge for me to see the solid season pretty much since training camp and, you know, obviously have a chance to play in the playoffs. the team we have where you want to be, the playoffs. now it is finally starting.
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we will see. >> whatever motivation you can take, you know, playing his own team. playing, you know, his home area and -- you know, smart enough, he has been around long enough not to be distracted and not to get caught up in it. you know. hey, it is going to drive more. obviously it will benefit. >> words of wisdom from mike knuble. game one two days away. garbage already flowing. trash talk coming from both teams. canadians leading scorer told monday tre''al newspaper that the caps don't have a dominant goalie. montreal's goalies are better than the caps. when asked about the comb, theo didn't bite, asking sarcastically saying he's lucky to be part after good team. canadiens practicing in montreal this morning before making a trek to washington. the canadiens are an eight seed and ended the regular season winning just 3-11 games. but the caps, 2-2 against
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montreal. for the caps simply the start to what they hope is two months of hockey and a stanley cup. >> couple of years ago we were -- our goal is to make the playoffs and have a good season. this year right from the very start, start day, first day of training camp, our goal was the stanley cup. we are happy with our regular season. that's all forgotten. now we are in the playoffs. you know, it is -- 7-game series against a good team in montreal. if not ready, going home early. our goal is the winston cup. if we want to win we have to play good hockey. >> everything is -- even. nobody has 50 goals. nobody has, you know, 54 wins or whatever it is. that doesn't matter now. we just -- win four hockey games. >> theoretically what the player from montreal said, kind of accurate on paper, their goalies are maybe better than the cam ta capitals' goalies.
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getting them fired up. we will see. one final caps note. backstrom did not practice this morning. brendan morrison filling in on first line. caps say that backstrom felt sick and shouldn't be anything serious. nfl commissioner goodell met with ben roethlisberger this afternoon for a couple of hours to discuss the league's personal conduct policy. the meeting comes just one day after a district attorney in georgia decided not to file charges against roethlisberger after an incident with a 20-year-old college student. roethlisberger called the meeting very productive. it seems like everybody is weighing in on the roethlisberger situation and including hall of fame quarterback terry bradshaw who says that roethlisberger doesn't like me and i'm learning not to like him. >> nothing greater if you are single -- walk into a bar with beautiful women and have them just fill your ego up. you know. and you ask yourself, were they paying attention to you if you are not who you are.
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of course not. because he's not -- i'm not that attractive and neither is ben. you have to just stay out of it. fight the temptation. and stay away from those places. because once would scare me to death. twice, i don't know how -- i don't know how you sleep. >> terry bradshaw. >> is that why ben doesn't like terry bradshaw? >> i think we are getting a clue there. >> i think i get it now. >> he got into him a little bit several years ago. remember when roethlisberger wrecked his motorcycle. bradshaw said you are the face after franchise, elite nfl quarterback. put the bike away during the season. they went in opposite directions after that. interesting stuff from terry bradshaw. regular season wraps up tomorrow night against the pacers. one of the few -- >> thank goodness. >> one of the few bright spots this season has been the play of shaun livingston. the wizards want to bring him back but will not be the only team vying for his services. reports out of new york saw the knicks are very interested in the point guard.
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nats off tonight and back at it in philadelphia tomorrow. sticking with baseball, we want to show you just a defensive gem. in was gorgeous. royals and tigers yesterday in detroit. looks like a broken bat single for jose guillen. not so fast, my friend. then wisely throws it over to first. doubles up the runner. watch him lay out. oh, man. that's full extension. yeah. super slow mo. they he was smart enough to throw it to first base to get the double play. look at that, man. i can't do that again. that was good stuff. >> still lost. >> 10-5. >> thank you. still to come on "news4 at 6:00," quake rattles part of virginia. >> also a video that has gone viral. 3-year-old daredevil. >> what facebook is doing to crack down on criminals.
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avenue -- after 18 years of playing america into commercials, i'm going to go somewhere where i can fin air song. >> good for him. kevin eubanks. leaving "the tonight show." he is a band leader for leno's show. ready for a career change but hasn't announced any specific plans yet. he is 52 years old now and started as guitar when leno took
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over "tonight" in 1992 and became musical director in 1995. eubanks' final night on "tonight" will be the 28th. >> good for him. facebook changed its popular website and trying to improve online safety. today the social network site launched a safety center designed to make people aware of dangers while surfing online. new rules. first major collaboration between facebook and safety advisory board which was formed last year. another popular social site is trying to make the money. twitter announce ad program called promoted tweet. it allows advertisers to have their messages show up first in searches on twitter's site. the company has grown tremendously from $5,000 message as day since it started in 2006 to 50 million tweets a day. >> health insurance play as big role in determining whether to
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admit somebody to the hospital even for a heart attack. the study shows nearly half of uninsured patients were willing to wait for than six hours before deciding to go to a hospital. the same was true for about 45% of patients who had health insurance but were concerned about the costs. that's dangerous. >> patient was delays, delays exceeding six hours, more likely to not receive potentially lifesaving therapies such as ang angioplasty and stepnts. >> the researchers examined more than 3700 heart attack patients at 24 hospitals throughout the u.s. a minor earthquake shook part of virginia today. early this morning just after midnight, the quake hit in the
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southwestern part of the state. near the west virginia border. according to the national geological survey it registered a 2.5 so far and does not appear that the quake caused any damage. when is it going to warm up? >> little bit of a warmup tomorrow, jim and doreen. but bigger warmup at the end of the workweek. let's take a look and see what's happening. our weather will be much improved tomorrow. mild and driver us is what we had today. here is a look at the rain that's left across the area. you can clearly see that around anne arundel county, southern anne arundel county, prince george's county, pocket of moderate showers coming through. back edge of the rain already clearing wheaton and rockville so you folks will be drying out soon. and same thing up in areas of montgomery county and clarksburg and drying, gaithersburg, too. all the way over to the east, dry conditions, too. crownsville, maryland, around bowie, too. but pocket of those moderate showers still remain around mitchellville, upper marlboro, to loudoun, to shadyside.
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here is what's going on. temperatures in the upper 40s to low 50s across the area right now. by tomorrow morning, it is going to be cool. cool start. jacket weather. maybe even coat weather for tomorrow morning. we will be starting out in the low 40s across the area. some spots, winchester, 41, luray, 41 degrees. warrenton, 42. high tomorrow is 62. jim, that's seasonable for this time of year. mid 07s by thursday and friday. we will keep the sunshine around. we do have a chance. right now a slight chance for a few showers late friday. shouldn't affect the weekend now. still looking dry and in the 60s. >> thanks, veronica. coming up at 11:00, shocking revelation from d.c. schools now appear as miscalculation on the average teacher's salary led to hundreds of teachers being laid off at the beginning of the school year. the union is furious. we learned a grand jury convened today to look into criminal charges in the police beating of
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a local college student. that student is a grandson of a judge. and the search for a puppy stolen right out of a car. >> one 3-year-old in china is getting attention all over the world now. see for yourself. the child has become an internet sensation by walking on a thin wire above six hungry siberian tigers at the zoo. the girl holds no balancing pole. simply uses her outstretched arms to keep her balanced. a safety rope is attached to her waist. her father has been understandably criticized for allowing her to do this. some even calling it child abuse. 3 years old. >> criminal nature. >> let's see. we -- we like the guy climbing out of the drugstore better than that video, i think. >> way better. that's our broadcast. now "the nightly news" coming up next. >> we hope we